The Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF) began as a nonprofit in 2006 with a focus on creating open source software to ensure that emerging video technologies were accessible to all. Today, we are still very much a mission-focused nonprofit; however, since getting our start, we have witnessed major shifts in the computing landscape that have led … Continue reading Why We are Closing Amara’s Source Code
Our subtitle editor is now more intuitive and effective than ever.
To achieve her vision of experiential learning in the classroom, Dr. Audrey Evrard turned to Amara. Read on to find out how she leveraged Amara to help students learn by "the act of doing."
This International Translation Day, we’d like to help everyone thank the translators in their lives by offering free downloadable thank you cards for use on social media.
Two new subtitle languages are now supported on Amara: Mirandese from Portugal and Nhengatu from Brazil. We are happy to share more about these languages! Mirandese (mwl) Mirandese is part of the Indo-European language family and it is spoken in the Northeast population of Portugal. It is a co-official language of the town Miranda do … Continue reading New to Amara: Mirandese and Nhengatu
Since the publication of Mary L. Gray and Siddharth Suri’s book Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass, readers from around the world have been able to learn more about Amara On Demand (AOD), a sustainability program of the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF). Through discussions with AOD linguists, the … Continue reading Video: Mary L. Gray Speaks About the New Book “Ghost Work”
Ghost Work prominently features Amara On Demand (AOD) as a promising and alternative path for crowdwork.
Hello Amara users, The next time you open up the subtitle editor, you may notice the new “Beta Editor” button. You can use this button to test drive some new beta features for the subtitle editor on your regular subtitling work. We hope these additions will make your subtitling sessions more productive and fun! These … Continue reading Try out new features on the Beta editor!
We are planning on making some changes to our API over the next few months, including a handful of backwards incompatible changes.
In our latest page update to Amara’s teams, we included a new filter style that’s significantly different from the way we display filters on the other team pages. We put the filters on top of the list so they don't take up the left side of the screen. We’re trying out this new filter style … Continue reading Amara Team Members, Your Opinions Needed on Amara’s New Filter Style